Posts filed under “Financial Press”

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend! Settle into your favorite easy chair, pour yourself some Komodo blend high octane go-juice, and jump into our longer form reads:

• PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi was right. Now what? An audacious strategy shift beyond unhealthy snacks and drinks was prescient, but the challenges are still daunting. (Fortune)
• The Science of Scarcity: A behavioral economist’s fresh perspectives on poverty (Harvard Magazine)
• Pharma Execs Don’t Know Why Anyone Is Upset by a $94,500 Miracle Cure (Bloomberg)
• After Water (Longreads) see also California Has No Idea How Much Water It Has Left. NASA Can Help. (New Republic)
• Iran’s ‘Generation Normal’: Iranian youth — curious, wired and desperate for normality — are forcing change that horrifies their rulers (FT)
• Cheap Wine Sucks: A Manifesto (Jezebel)
• Reining in the NSA (New York Review of Books)
• The Rise of Partisanship and Super-Cooperators in the U.S. House of Representatives (PLOS One)
• This Is the Story of the Hamburger: Its rise from a lowly patty of chopped meat to the aristocracy of foods and Silicon Valley’s attempt to replace it with a meat that is not meat at all. (Grub Street)
• Big League Chew: An Oral History (Fox Sports)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Scott Galloway of NYU Stern and L2 digital.

 

 

U.S. Dividend Stocks Lose Luster

Source: WSJ

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

The week — and a heckuva week it was — is almost over. Our reserved, aisle-seat morning train reads ready for your perusal: • Eastern Exchanges (New Yorker) see also A goring concern: The economic dangers of China’s manic bull market (The Economist) • What Twitter Can Be. (Lower Case Capital) • Collender: You’re Wrong If You Want To Reduce The National Debt (Forbes) • Scientists…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Hey, its Thursday. You are so close to the weekend, when you can start working on that summer reading list. Meanwhile, our morning train reads: • How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes (ProPublica) • Goldman Sachs to Companies: Stop Buying Back Your Stock (Bloomberg) see also Why to Pay Attention to Today’s Buyback Boom…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Made it to mid-week. We have your Brooklyn sourced, locally grown, morning train reads: • It is incorrect to refer to FIFA as being ‘fraught’ with corruption or ‘riddled’ with crime. FIFA is itself a corrupt act. FIFA is itself the crime.” (Grantland) • The Characteristics of Good Financial Advice (Certifiable Planner) • Forget GDP: Here’s the new way…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-for-Tuesday hand curated morning train reads: • Peter Lynch’s Secret to Finding Value Is Coming Up Empty in the S&P 500 (Bloomberg) but see Wall Street’s Still Too Bearish on US Stocks (TRB) • Homeownership is no longer the linchpin of the American dream (Quartz) • The rise and fall of Subway, the world’s biggest food chain (Washington Post)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome to Monday! Ease back into your workweek with our slow smoked morning train reads: • S&P 500 4,300 by 2025? Raymond James’ veteran chief investment strategist, Jeffrey Saut, expects a secular bull market (Barron’s) • The Fed Whisperer, Misunderstood by Critics, Gains Sway on Board (Bloomberg) • Elon Musk’s growing empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies…Read More

Category: Financial Press

ReCode To Vox

They couldn’t make it on their own. Walt Mossberg, one of America’s two most famous tech columnists, shot himself in the foot. He left the “Wall Street Journal.” They’re finding out in news what we already know in music, you can go it alone, the internet allows you to do this, but in a chaotic…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Web/Tech

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Don’t Sweat the Fed: A U.S. Rate Increase Won’t Unsettle Markets (Real Time Economics) but see ECB fears ‘abrupt reversal’ for global assets on Fed tightening (Telegraph) • Shrinking Economy? No, but It’s Not Surging Either (Upshot) • Dividend Stocks Beat Bonds for Retirement Income (WSJ) see also Citi: Here Are a Bunch…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a cup of expresso roast, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy our longer form “How” edition of our weekend reads: • From the Frontlines to Finance: How the Marines Shaped Our Investment Philosophy (Alpha Architect) • Wall Street Is Using the Power of Dodd-Frank Against Itself (NYT Mag) • How Things…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

What? Another weekend is here already? But you can’t leave for the Hamptons just yet — our late Spring morning train reads will see you through: • Michael Lewis on Dick Thaler, the Economist Who Realized How Crazy We Are (BV) • 11% of hedge funds manage 92% of total industry capital (CIO) see also The Billion Dollar Club (TRB)…Read More

Category: Financial Press